Posts Tagged ‘cake decorators’

What about your previously delighted customers?

Are you using the MOST expensive way to get orders? Ignoring your previously delighted customers and marketing to new people all the time – is singularly THE most expensive way to increase your sales for your cake business. Do you ever consider marketing to your previously delighted customers? Could you? And if yes, how could…

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Cake Business – How safe are your cake pictures?

What do you do if your cake pictures are at risk on an aging computer? Just this last week a friend of mine had her computer ‘blow up’. Not literally. It just died…  . But she was panicking of course, because of all the treasures and work that her computer held. I was wondering therefore…

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Fun Friday – Apple-Cinnamon Upside-Down Cake

Autumn is here and that means we are leaping into prime baking season too! Yippee! Not much can top the fragrant aroma of fall baking filling your home, the way apples and cinnamon do.  Here is a great recipe to kick start the changing of seasons and fill the air and your tummy with yummy…

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Cake Business Ideas – Do you delegate?

I just saw a quote ‘My goal is not to be better than anyone else – but better than I used to be’ – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer. What do you do to update your skills and improve and ensure you are on a cycle of continual improvement?  But are there things that you could…

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Fun Friday – Lattice Cake Decorating Technique

Having a garden party, tea party or just a casual gathering of friends?  If you haven’t planned one, you’ll certainly want to so you can show off this dazzling design. Use this very simple decorating technique of only 3 steps to create an elegant lattice on a cake.  This technique would also be great used…

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Fun Friday – Oreo Cupcakes

Oreo Cupcakes Oreo cupcakes are certainly a cookie lover’s dream!   Definitely delicious, with an Oreo cookie tucked in the bottom and chunks of Oreos throughout the batter.  This idea is perfect for last minute parties or entertaining when a decorative dessert is needed but there’s not enough time. The cupcakes are sure to be a…

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Fun Friday – Poke A Dot

Coming up with ideas for decorated cakes are sometimes harder than the actual decorating, especially for Tweens and Teens.  Modernize a cake simply by adding polka dots in various sizes!  Not only is it cute and colorful, but it’s much easier than it looks. Polka dot decorating is perfect for buttercream frosting.  To neatly pipe…

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Fun Friday – Sunburst Your Cake

Do you need a simple decorating technique that bursts color and excitement?  The Aster features a bright burst of petals that are simple to make. The textured Aster works great for almost any cake!  They’re also perfect for Mother’s Day or cakes for showers. Ingredients: Meringue Powder Royal Icing or Buttercream icing Wilton Tools: Tip:…

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Cake Decorators: Can You Be Profitable Where You Live?

“I would like to begin decorating cakes/selling sweets in my small town, but am not sure if there is enough population/demand to make a profit. What can I do?” This is a very common question for new sugarcrafters, and is definitely thinking in the right direction! It is very important to at least do a…

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